West delays basketball game in response to tragedy

There are some things more important than sports. Last night the men’s basketball game was cancelled in response to the news that Daniel Arrowood, an Enka student, had been killed in a car wreck in Buncombe...
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Gallery: West vs North Buncombe

A little rain couldn't the keep the Falcons from pulling out the win on Friday night. Though the game was initially delayed due to inclement weather, at approximately 8:45 the Falcons took the field and...

Football starts season with strong performance

After one of the most impressive comeback seasons in West history last fall, the Falcons proved they were no “one hit wonder” in Friday’s 34-7 pounding of the Madison Patriots at Johnson field. The...

Women’s soccer team finishes out season

Junior LeighAnn DeVore heard her phone vibrate and picked it up to find a text from her soccer group message. Her face lit up as she read, “We made playoffs! We are playing the number one seed,...

Senior pitcher helps team succeed

Minutes before the Lady Falcons’ first playoff game against A.C. Reynolds, the team struggled to come to a decision on who would play catcher. Their usual catcher, Michaela Morris, had been hospitalized...

Varsity baseball team defeats state-ranked Pisgah

When the varsity baseball team’s home game against Pisgah was cancelled on March 26 because of rain, the players did not shrug their shoulders and head home. Instead, the crack of bats could be heard in the...